Category Archives: Judaism

Jewish Ethnicity

“We perform a genome-wide population-genetic study of Jewish populations, analyzing 678 autosomal microsatellite loci in 78 individuals from four Jewish groups together with similar data on 321 individuals from 12 non-Jewish Middle Eastern and European populations. … We find that the Jewish populations show a high level of genetic similarity to each other, clustering together in several types of analysis of population structure.


Hebrew Word Study:

“man” / “men” / “woman” / “women” / “people”

Genesis 5:1-2 (Young’s Literal Translation)

1 This [is] an account of the births of Adam (-AdAm): In the day of God’s preparing man (-AdAm), in the likeness of God He hath made him; 2 a male (zAkhAr) and a female (n’qEvAh) He hath prepared them, and He blesseth them, and calleth their name Man (-AdAm), in the day of their being prepared.

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